One who will freely forgive all my sin

One who will freely forgive all my sin

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Tune: [One who will freely forgive all my sin]
Published in 7 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

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1 One who will freely forgive all my sin,
He is the Saviour for me;
Bringing his precious salvation within,
He is the Saviour for me.
Spreading his mercy, like sunshine, around,
Wonderful grace that will “much more abound;”
Just such a Saviour in Jesus I’ve found,
He is the Saviour for me.

Refrain:
He is the Saviour for me;
Glory to him ever be;
Just such a Saviour in Jesus I’ve found,
He is the Saviour for me.

2 One who can turn bitter waters to sweet,
He is the Saviour for me;
Peace, “perfect peace,” as I wait at his feet,
He is the Saviour for me.
Cleansing me, keeping me, day after day,
Helping me walk in his royal highway,
Hearing and ans’wring as humbly I pray,
He is the Saviour for me. [Refrain]

3 One who is loving and tender and true,
He is the Saviour for me;
Able my courage and strength to renew,
He is the Saviour for me.
Lifting me up as his cross I shall bear,
Calling me ever to heights pure and fair,
In his great harvesting letting me share,
He is the Saviour for me. [Refrain]

Source: Songs for All #105

Author: Eliza E. Hewitt

Pseudonym: Li­die H. Ed­munds. Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church. Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: One who will freely forgive all my sin
Author: Eliza E. Hewitt
Refrain First Line: He is the Savior for me

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Instances

Instances (1 - 7 of 7)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Choice Hymns No. 1: for use in the church, Sunday-school, young people's societies, etc. etc. #26Page Scan
Christian Hymns No. 1 #120Page Scan
Hymns for His Praise #50Page Scan
Hymns for His Praise No. 2. Rev. ed. #d128
Songs for All #105TextAudioPage Scan
Songs of Grace and Truth: for use in religious meetings #24Page Scan
Songs of Praise and Consecration #d66



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